Healthy Seasonal Recipes

30 minutes or less

Here are the fast and easy recipes that can be made in 30 minutes or less so they are great for when you don’t have extra time or after a long workday!

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Massaged Kale Salad with Apple

Give me a bunch of kale, and I will find a hundred ways of using it in the kitchen, but making Massaged Kale salad is…Read More

Tarragon Vinaigrette

Calling a salad dressing a “revelation” may seem to be a bit hyperbolic, but once you’ve tried a salad drizzled with this Tarragon Vinaigrette, you’ll…Read More

spiced nuts

These spiced nuts with cinnamon and chili are a great fall or holiday snack, appetizer or gift. The maple and spice coating is made with…Read More

Vegan Paté

This Vegan Paté made with lentils a walnuts is rich and savory tasting, but entirely plant based. The smooth and thick texture and truffle and…Read More

Orange Ginger Green Beans

Here is a make-ahead green beans recipe with orange and ginger. These Orange Ginger Green Beans are delicious and can be made ahead which makes…Read More

simple sautéed celery root

I’m back today with another awesome root veggie side dish. This one is for Simple Sauteed Celery Root with Garlic and Herbs. It’s an easy…Read More

Puttanesca Sauce

This 10 minute recipe for easy Puttanesca Sauce is made with anchovy, capers and olives with garlic and tomato. Serve it tossed with spaghetti or…Read More

Easy Cream of Mushroom Soup

This super easy cream of mushroom soup is made from-scratch with fresh mushrooms, sautéed onion and garlic, dry sherry and fresh herbs. It has complex…Read More

easy garlic herb butternut squash

This easy garlic and herb butternut squash recipe is an easy but crazy flavorful side dish to add to your menu. It is naturally vegan,…Read More

Garden Salad

If there is such a thing as a comfort food salad then this Garden Salad would be it. It’s the old school classic salad of…Read More

ratatouille

Here’s an easy 25 minute recipe for ratatouille, which is a simple French vegetable stew, made with eggplant, zucchini, peppers and tomatoes. This stove-top version…Read More

how to peel and seed tomatoes

Here is how to peel and seed tomatoes. If you’ve ever read a recipe that asks for tomatoes, peeled and seeded, you may wonder just…Read More

cheddar roasted tomatoes

These simple cheddar roasted tomatoes are a favorite recipe in the summer and early fall. Once you see how easy this easy side dish is…Read More

shrimp kabobs

Nothing says summer like these Shrimp Kabobs! Fire up the grill and enjoy these savory, low carb skewers with rosemary, garlic and cherry tomatoes. And…Read More

no-cook zucchini noodles with pesto

These low-carb spiralized zucchini noodles with pesto is a no-cook vegetarian meal you’ll just love this summer! The pesto adds so much flavor, yet the…Read More

fruit salsa

This recipe for Fruit Salsa is a Master Recipe of sorts. Take the basic formula and use any fruit you like! If Pineapple Salsa is…Read More

peanut dressing

You know what would make this week a whole lot better? Making a batch of this easy homemade Peanut Dressing, that’s what! Seriously, this new…Read More

Panzanella Salad

This colorful Panzanella Salad has tomatoes, peppers, onion and cucumbers to give it loads of flavor, crunch and color. The bread is toasted then soaks…Read More

healthy green smoothie

It’s pretty safe to say that most of you have probably made a smoothie, right? But have you made a Healthy Green Smoothie? Adding dark…Read More

israeli couscous salad

This Israeli Couscous Salad recipe with chickpeas brings together flavors of lemon, garlic and cumin with fresh parsley. It’s a fast and healthy side dish…Read More

fish sticks

Making homemade fish sticks (or fish fingers as they’re sometimes called) in the oven has been on my list of healthy recipe make-overs to develop…Read More

easy broccoli with garlic and lemon

This easy Broccoli with Garlic and Lemon is one of my favorite go-to ways to jazz up simple steamed broccoli and my children absolutely love…Read More

Simple Brussels Sprouts

Today I have a recipe for Simple Brussels Sprouts steamed and then tossed with garlic butter and olive oil. It’s about as basic (and fast)…Read More

Mexican Coleslaw

This five minute Mexican coleslaw recipe is  made with cabbage, cilantro and lime. It’s a super simple (and healthy) side dish to go with Mexican…Read More